OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

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Welcome to the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Affirm your commitment to ongoing evidence-based education resulting in high-quality whole person care.

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Information for Candidates

Learn about the process to become AOA board certified in Orthopedic Surgery, including required exams and eligibility criteria.

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Why Choose AOA?

Designed for physicians by physicians, AOA board certification is an important quality marker for patients and employers.

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Maintaining Certification

Demonstrate excellence in your specialty throughout your career by participating in Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC).

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Sept. 18, 2020

First application deadlines for: AOBOS Historical Format Clinical Exam - Winter Cycle, AOBOS New Format Clinical Exam - Winter Cycle, AOBOS OCC (Recert) via Clinical Pathway Exam - Winter Cycle

Oct. 2, 2020

First application deadlines for: AOBOS Hand Surgery Subspecialty Exam, AOBOS OCC (Recert) Hand Subspecialty Exam, AOBOS Orthopedic Sports Medicine Subspecialty Exam

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